SUSE-RU-2020:1421-1: moderate: Recommended update for mdadm

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Tue May 26 07:26:19 MDT 2020

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for mdadm

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2020:1421-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1106078 #1111960 #1115407 #1123814 #1126975 
                    #1127526 #1129900 #1139709 #1153258 #1156040 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

   An update that has 11 recommended fixes can now be


   This update for mdadm fixes the following issues:

   - Fix for issue to avoid unexpected switching from raid0 to raid4 by using
     option '--grow'. (bsc#1129900)
   - Add support for RAID0 layouts. (bsc#1162479)
   - Enable mdadm to scan more than 6 operation ROMs. (bsc#1156040)
   - Fix for finishing recovery when drive with rebuild fails. (bsc#1126975)
   - Migrate cron jobs to system timer and implement systemd unit files.
   - Install mdadm environment script to 'usr/lib' (bsc#1111960)
   - Fix for symlinks that may break MD RAID autorebuild. (bsc#1106078)
   - Add '--no-devices' option for calling mdadm. (bsc#1139709)
   - Fix for ignoring option 'MDADM_CHECK_DURATION' in systemd configuration.
   - Update SLE15-SP1 mdadm code base to 4.1. (bsc#1111960, jsc#SLE-10078,
   - Fix for md monitor that can corrupt metadata during reboot within OS
     installation (bsc#1127526)
   - Fix for displaying wrong names in device names in listing. (bsc#1123814)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-1421=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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